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New Yamakasa Festival Documentary

Although many Hakata Gion Yamasaka Festival activities were postponed this year, a three-part short documentary by William Fritsch (France) of Fukuoka-based Accent Studio is now available on YouTube. Most of the footage was shot during the Yamakasa festival of July 2019. With narration and subtitles in English, this is a great way to learn about the festival. YouTube: 

Yamakasa: Moving Mountains – Part 1/3 – History and Origins

Yamakasa: Moving Mountains – Part 2/3 – Boujime, Oshioitori, Tsuizenyama

Yamakasa: Moving Mountains – Part 3/3 – Oiyama

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Published: Jul 16, 2021 / Last Updated: Jul 16, 2021